1. THROWDOWN: Is The NFL Preseason Neccessary? (Week One)

    The Sports Debate. A tradition old as the game itself. Whether it be at a bar, basement, or boardroom, guys have been arguing about sports forever...

    Ernest Wilkins Written by Ernest Wilkins about 5 years ago 79 reads 0 comments

  2. No More No.4-Play: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of Brett Favre

    First and foremost: As a life-long Bears fan, I won't lie, I listened to this upon hearing the news that Favre officially retired. (It's work-safe...

    Ernest Wilkins Written by Ernest Wilkins about 5 years ago 74 reads 0 comments

  3. Epic: Is Mark Buerhle Already One of The Best White Sox Pitchers Ever?

    The first text came at 2:06 PM. "Buerhrle is on steroids." Having no love, respect, or tolerance for anyone who would besmirch the good name of anyone on the Sox, I immediately ran to the TV to see what was up...

    Ernest Wilkins Written by Ernest Wilkins about 5 years ago 107 reads 0 comments

  4. Building the Bulls: A Look at Chicago's Best (and Worst) Draft Picks

    The Chicago Bulls and the NBA Draft are like that girl you dated Sophomore year. You had some great times together, but for the most part, you're happy you don't talk much anymore...

    Ernest Wilkins Written by Ernest Wilkins about over 5 years ago 1,134 reads 4 comments

  5. The Great Chicago Rivalry: Cubs/White Sox and What It Means to Us

    "Ernest, you're from Chicago. You know what it's like. Those three days in June and July just seem to have a special feel to them. The air smells different, the people act different, and your day becomes centered around that final score...

    Ernest Wilkins Written by Ernest Wilkins about over 5 years ago 2,880 reads 8 comments

  6. Tuesdays With Kenny: My Letter to the White Sox GM

    Kenny! The Ken-Sterrr. Misterrrr Keeennnyyyydyyyyyyy! What's good, homie? It's been awhile since we last talked. First off, I want to say that I'm not worried...

    Ernest Wilkins Written by Ernest Wilkins about over 5 years ago 121 reads 0 comments

  7. Midwest Masscre: A Look at The Chicago/Detroit Rivalry

    At a casual glance, The NHL Western Conference Finals look like a promising series. The young Blackhawks taking on the experienced Red Wings should make for some good hockey, right? Listen, champ; you don't understand how big this series is going to be..

    Ernest Wilkins Written by Ernest Wilkins about over 5 years ago 160 reads 0 comments

  8. Everything I Needed To Know In Life I Learned From Pro Wrestling

    So I'm in the bookstore the other day, and I come across this book talking about how all of your life lessons were learned in kindergarten or some noise like that...

    Ernest Wilkins Written by Ernest Wilkins about over 5 years ago 532 reads 4 comments

  9. Deeper Than Basketball: How the Bulls-Celtics Series Changed My Life

    Let's stop and compose ourselves for a second. Take a couple of deep breaths. (Congrats to the Rockets for getting out of the first round, by the way) I need you to understand something...

    Ernest Wilkins Written by Ernest Wilkins about over 5 years ago 312 reads 11 comments

  10. Sharp Dressed Men: The 10 Best Uniforms in Sports

    They say clothes make the man. In pro sports, the uniform your team wears can strike fear in the heart of your rival, show a unity with your fanbase, or get you laughed out of town. This slideshow is a tribute to the best uni's out there...

    Ernest Wilkins Written by Ernest Wilkins about over 5 years ago 1,378 reads 13 comments

  11. What Bias? A Completely Impartial Guide to the 2009 Chicago White Sox

    *sings* "It's the most wonderrrful time of the yeaaarrrr!" Folks, it's no secret that I'm a big fan of baseball season. More specifically, I'm a fan of the Chicago White Sox...

    Ernest Wilkins Written by Ernest Wilkins about over 5 years ago 142 reads 1 comments

  12. Diagnosis: Jay Cutler Fever (or, I Get By With a Little Help From My Friends)

    Really, Jay Cutler? It wasn't enough to be the second-best thing to ever come out of Vanderbilt? (The #1 spot is reserved for Amy Grant. "Baby, Baby" is still my jam...

    Ernest Wilkins Written by Ernest Wilkins about over 5 years ago 354 reads 1 comments

  13. Chicago Bulls' Playoff Chances: Head vs. Heart

    Like Bruce Banner or Dr. Jekyll, we sports fans can have double personalities. On one side, there's the fan, who believes the impossible is possible, who will sit in minus three degree temperatures ...

    Ernest Wilkins Written by Ernest Wilkins about over 5 years ago 153 reads 1 comments

  14. Your Official NCAA Tourney Preview From That Guy At Work Who Doesn't Watch Hoops

    (Before I start, RIP to Norm Van Leir. A all-around classy guy and Chicago sports legend.) Let's face it: You can't buy a win in your office pool...

    Ernest Wilkins Written by Ernest Wilkins about over 5 years ago 118 reads 0 comments

  15. A Beginner's Guide to Chicago Baseball: Survive if We Let You

    We dip into the mailbag for today's article. "Ernest, I love the articles. I know you're a Chicago native, and due to work, I'm moving there in a few weeks. I love baseball, and am currently willing to declare my loyalty to one of Chicago's clubs...

    Ernest Wilkins Written by Ernest Wilkins about over 5 years ago 350 reads 13 comments

  16. After the Love Is Gone: What to Do When Your Favorite Player Moves On

    You're going to be OK. Before we go any further, I need you to know that. When one of your favorite players on your team leaves, it can be a tough time...

    Ernest Wilkins Written by Ernest Wilkins about over 5 years ago 229 reads 4 comments

  17. Paving The Way: A Salute To Lesser-Known Black Sports Heroes (1 Of 3)

    With this being Black History Month, I want to take this podium and spotlight and shine it on some lesser-known titans of sport. These men/women had a tremendous impact on modern sports, but you may have never heard their name(s) until now...

    Ernest Wilkins Written by Ernest Wilkins about over 5 years ago 182 reads 2 comments

  18. The Art of Storming the Court in College Basketball

    I got home in time today to see No. 5 Duke eat it against Boston College in hoops today. While I personally love when the Dookies lose, I couldn't help but notice the piss-poor event that took place at the end of regulation...

    Ernest Wilkins Written by Ernest Wilkins about over 5 years ago 461 reads 12 comments

  19. My Loves, My Teams

    Hey there, everyone! I decided to wait until Valentine's Day to write my first article. It's no secret that sports teams hold a special place in the hearts of many people—and I am no exception...

    Ernest Wilkins Written by Ernest Wilkins about over 5 years ago 136 reads 2 comments